NCOA Webinar: A Spotlight on Older Adults and Behavioral Health

April 28, 2017

Join this National Council on Aging webinar for an update on behavioral health topics relevant to older adults: 

A Spotlight on Older Adults and Behavioral Health

One in four older Americans experience a behavioral health issue that is not a normal part of aging, yet they are less likely to receive treatment than younger individuals.

This webinar takes place on Thursday, May 18, at 2 p.m. ET. Click here to register.

In this webinar, participants will be informed on:

  • The latest national data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on depression, suicide, and substance abuse or misuse in older adults.
  • A description of the Mental Health Association of New York City’s (MHA-NYC) initiatives to improve access to behavioral health services for older adults.

Webinar presenters:

  • Brian Altman, SAMHSA
  • Eric Weakly, SAMHSA
  • Kim Williams, MHA-NYC

Learn more about the National Council on Aging or the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).



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